Licaria triandra

(Swartz) Kostermans

Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 34: 588. 1937.

Common names: Gulf triandra
Basionym: Laurus triandra Swartz Prodr., 65. 1788
Synonyms: Acrodiclidium triandrum (Swartz) Lundell Misanteca triandra (Swartz) Mez
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Trees, 8-12 m. Leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 5-15 × 2-7 cm, base acute, apex slightly acuminate; surfaces glabrous when mature. Inflorescences to 10 cm, flowers often densely grouped at tips of inflorescence branchlets. Flowers 2-3 mm; tepals glabrous; stamens longer than tepals; pistil glabrous. Drupe to 3 cm.

Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring.
Habitat: In hammocks
Elevation: 0-10 m


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Fla., West Indies, Central America, South America (Andes).


Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Henk van der Werff +
(Swartz) Kostermans +
Laurus triandra +
Gulf triandra +
Fla. +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America (Andes). +
0-10 m +
In hammocks +
Flowering late winter–spring. +
Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. +
Illustrated +
Acrodiclidium triandrum +  and Misanteca triandra +
Licaria triandra +
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